Postcards from my second year of gardening in California…

I took the photos below just a few short weeks ago because I wanted to share what was going on in my small corner of the garden (a corner I reclaimed from the overgrowth last Spring at the start of lockdown). Since then everything has changed – the lemons have been picked to be used in salads and new ones are ripening on the tree. The sunflowers have bloomed, faded and were, finally, eaten by a squirrel. The tomatoes are ripening in such abundance that we’re struggling to keep up. I may have to take some round to my neighbor even though I know full well she grows her own tomatoes and has no need of mine.

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